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Brad's afternoon edition. Click here to read his morning edition.
* The Honey Badger and several former LSU teammates have been arrested for marijuana possession. The official charge was "Impersonating Missouri football players."
* At a rally in Ohio, the singer known as Meat Loaf endorsed Mitt Romney. The only way the election gets dumber is if this ends up winning Ohio for Romney.
* The Nebraska Senate race is nearing its end. The Bob Kerrey campaign is down to its last 200 disgruntled Deb Fischer neighbors to interview.
* Joe Ricketts, who currently lives in Jackson Hole, Wyo., is spending $220,000 on anti-Bob Kerrey ads. If you're keeping track: We've got a Wyoming guy buying ads blasting a man who's lived in New York for the past decade in support of a woman who gets a lot of her contributions from Washington. It's called “the Nebraska Senate race.”
* Omaha.com now features a clock counting down the days, minutes and seconds until the Nov. 6 election. When you look at the nationwide candidates for Congress, this is sort of like the Doomsday Clock, only more dire.
* Esquire magazine has named its Sexiest Woman Alive. There's so much liberal bias in media it's Madeleine Albright.
* A strip club is opening in Minden, Neb. I think this is our best shot at getting a top Democrat to visit the state before the presidential election.
* Banana Boat recalled some of its spray-on products after several people caught fire after using them. How are you supposed to run a business anymore in this country if when any little thing goes wrong with a product they recall it?
* Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall scolded Ndamukong Suh on Twitter. Twitter is the second-best place to scold Suh, with the first being on Twitter, from a bunker on the South Pole.
* There are reportedly counterfeit Nebraska-Michigan tickets that were sold on Craigslist. It's unknown how big of a problem this could be. If the announced attendance is 97,500, we'll know it was significant.
* At the Nebraska-Northwestern game, Husker defensive back Ciante Evans high-fived Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald. Just don't try that with Urban Meyer. He'd whisper: “Call me. I may have a scholarship open.”
* NBA Commissioner David Stern announced he's retiring after 30 years on the job. After hearing the news, two people were so shocked that they fell to the floor and Stern immediately fined them for flopping.